Tuesday, September 9, 2008

The Hedgehog Blonde Found in Gobowen, Shropshire.

The Hedgehog Blonde pictures images pics photos galleryStaff at wildlife centre are nursing back to health an extremely rare but prickly character.

A blonde hedgehog, which was found weak and struggling in Gobowen, Shropshire, has been taken to the Stapeley Grange Centre in Cheshire.

A spokesman said they had never had a blonde hedgehog before.

The hedgehog, thought to be a few months old, will stay at the centre until she reaches a satisfactory weight and will then be released.

Recessive gene

Dr Andrew Kelly said the centre receives about 600 hedgehogs a year but has never received a blonde one.

"They are extremely rare so it's a delight to have one in our care," he said.

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